TITLE

Oil Price Relief?

AUTHOR(S)
Hunter, David
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Chemical Week;9/22/1999, Vol. 161 Issue 35, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Talks about the effects of low prices of crude oil in the petroleum and petrochemical industries. Factors which contributed to the decline in oil prices; Why low oil prices contributed to consolidation in the oil industry; Advantages of consolidation; Information on TotalFina's takeover of Elf.
ACCESSION #
2310035

 

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